Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Dr. Pacino featured in the Journal of Women's History

Dr. Pacino's new article is featured in the Spring 2015 publication of the Journal of Women's History. Dr. Pacino's article is entitled "Creating Madres Campesinas: Revolutionary Motherhood and the Gendered Politics of Nation Building in 1950s Bolivia."

You can read the article at Creating Madres Campesinas.

Dr. Kvach explains the history and symbolism of the Confederate flag

In an article featured on the Humboldt Journal, Dr. Kvach explains the different symbolisms of the Confederate flag to Canadians. Dr. Kvach stresses the importance of recognizing that two distinct histories of the Confederate flag exist.

Visit Confederate Flag Controversy to read more about the history of the Confederate flag, its symbolism, and the Confederate flag's growing popularity in Canada.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Unique double major earns recognition for unprecedented achievements

Erin Looney, a UAH graduate and double major in history and mechanical engineering, earned the Highest Academic Achievement Award from both the College of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts. Erin accepted her prestigious awards at the May commencement ceremony this year.

Congratulations, Erin! The History Department is proud to have you as a graduate!

To learn more about Erin and her achievements, visit UAH Unique Double Major.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Dr. Gandila Earns Recognition of the American Numismatic Society

Congratulations to Dr. Gandila for earning the recognition of the American Numismatic Society for his work examining Byzantium coinage! Dr. Gandila spent his summer at the American Numismatic Society in New York working on a new book project about the circulation of early Byzantine coins, entitled Money in a Pre-Modern Economy: Coin Circulation in the Eastern Mediterranean, c. 500-650. 

A short interview profiling Dr. Gandila's research can be found at Pocket Change: The Blog of the American Numismatic Society.

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